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NBC
Jul 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, but is it because of taxes? >> good evening. of baltimore city firefighter is in jail tonight, charged with running a prostitution ring of a southwest baltimore row house. >> kai reed is live downtown with this story tonight. >> the firefighter was charged in a separate prostitution case to years ago but kept his job, but now he and coit are in trouble again. amar simmons has been a baltimore firefighter since 2002 but prosecutors say he has also been working in the prostitution business, too. >> we found handguns, a small amount of marijuana, and various letters and documents that would suggest that an online prostitution and human trafficking operation was being conducted from the location. >> detectives had been investigating simmons and kuwait since last year. -- simmons and coit. an informant told them they had a three-six girls working for them as prostitutes at any given time, either at the warehouse are at several hotels in the baltimore area. this is not the first time they have been in trouble with the law. both were arrested after arranging a prostitution meade up two years ago. they wer
ABC
Jul 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
of the traffic with mike massco. >>> talking about baltimore city, impacted with the water main break from last week. expect tie ups, especially around light street. we will keeping an eye on 895, issues with the long-term construction, that's going to wrap up next month. 895 northbound, they are working on the bridge. by mid august that should be all taken care of. 69 a, ramp towards the westbound, route 372, going to give you problems this morning. we will talk about your traffic, coming up in a little bit. >>> 7 days in the darks one baltimore county community had to deal with. we will have a live report on what they are saying was the problem. and the latest on the timeline, detours and progress of baltimore's light street water main break. you are waking up to what is new in maryland. you nied power, you never know how much you need it until it's gone. june 29th, knocked out power for hundreds of thousands in the area. one community says the thing could have been avoided. linda so is live to explain. these people say this comes down to the trees. >> reporter: that's right. trees on this ro
FOX
Jul 2, 2012 5:30am EDT
... baltimore city... baltimore county... carroll county... howwrd county... harfood ccunty... the recovery continues. friday's massive storms a million b-g-e customers without powee. power. joel d. smith is live in northeast with the latest on the cleanup pnd how much longer so many will be in the dark. good morning joel . &pjoel d. (ad lib) schools, businessess traffic lights.... you name it, so many are still feeling theeresults of those nasty storms, and t lookk like it will take the rest of the week to restore power to aal. in so maay areas,,here's the storr now... ddwned trees still littering roads anddand backyards. power linee didn't staad a chhnce. b-g-e crews have estored power to more cussooers.... buu still nearly 250 thousand remain without power this morning. restooe power, to more oo an endurance test now.... and bareable. 3 2044 just sitting in thee basement..... hoping it will come back oo soon. 3040 it was a bit of a maze phougg, so many trees nooked down... gotten better each day. day..- 42 baltimore county public school buildings are without power and will be c
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of those can be strong, especially north and west of town. >> baltimore city police are awaiting autopsy results that could give them more information about a body found over the weekend. officials say the decomposed body of a woman was found sunday afternoon in north baltimore in the charles village area. police say there are no signs of foul play or forced entry. officials say the autopsy should be released later this week. a man that used to work of several maryland hospitals is accused of affecting -- infecting at least 30 people in a new hampshire hospital with hepatitis c. he is accused of stealing powerful and aesthetics, injecting himself, and then refilling the syringes with saline. they relate to use on patients. he worked at the baltimore veterans medical center, john hopkins hospital, and maryland general from 2008 until 2010. those hospitals will notify patients who might have been exposed, with instructions for follow-up. new rules go into effect today for abortion clinics in maryland. clinics will have to allow -- apply for licenses and will have to abide by stricter guide
FOX
Jul 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
dot com--lash-foxbaltimore and on twitter.... "at fox baltimmre". agaii.. it all star. baltimore city fire chief jjmms clack says he may donate his recent pay hike to charity. given to clack by the mayor ee-3 has come under fire---- for it's bad timing.... hile the ccty closee fire houses and rasies health insurance premiums for fire fighhers.nnw clack ssys he wiil donate he foundation...... if rank aad file ffre fighters re not given the same increase in pay mayor has dfended the ct.the raise..... citing a steep decrease in city fire deaths under clack's leadership. thousands of dollars injecting dancers with silicone.... appeared in federal court to be sentenced.feddral prosectors say the woman actually uued super glue..... to keep the non-medical silicone froo leaking out. out.crime and jussice reporter joy lepola live outside the federal courthouse here the joy?ence was uss handed down. kimberly smedley was sentenced to hree years. in federal court.incue:agologized for her action over an 8 ear period.... the east coast injecting wooen often secretly meet with d custome
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 4:30am EDT
that coming up in just a little bit. let's check traffic with baltimore city we are expecting continued delays this morning as light street is closed between east baltimore and lombard street. that's due to last week's water main break. also keeping an eye on long- term construction continuing on 895 northbound between route 2 and frank ford avenue because of bridge repairs and towards parts of 695 between route 1 and 59 minor construction. 695 live shot, pretty good looking commute. the drive times this morning again starting out pretty early. nice commute 23r 9 -- commute from 95 to 83 a 12-minute drive. another check on traffic and weather in a little bit. >>> breaking news at least 11 people are dead fog a -- following a crash in south texas. that happened in the town of goal add 100 -- goal goe lee add in -- goliad. all victims were in the same pickup truck. police are not saying how bad conditions are this morning. >>> it's 4:32. we are getting new information out of aurora colorado. that shooting that killed 12 and injured 58. james holmes sits in solitary confinement and the president
FOX
Jul 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
even less than the power company. 3baltimore city fire chief &pjames clack says he may donat hii recent pay hike to charity. charity.the two percent raise givennto clacc by the mayor has come under fire---- for it's bad ttming.... while the city closes fire companies and preeiums ffr fire fighters.now plack says he will donate the raise to the baltimooe firee foundation...... if rank and given the same increase in payy in their next contract.the mayor has dfended the decrease in city fire deaths under lack's leadership. wells fargo has agreed to pay 175 million dollars to settle a pricing discrimination suit. suit.baltimore city sued the mortgage giant for subprime lending practices targeting minority neighborhoods.the lawwuit claiis they steered black and hispanic borrowers into bad loans... resulting in mass foreclosures. "iq:people with similar qualifications should be treated similarly.... oo: not the color of their skinn" skin." 3 under the landmark eal, wells fargo will pay the city 7.5 millions dollars. the rest ill go toward compensation for borrowers and direct down paymen
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
closures expected in baltimore city through the course of the morning hours. certainly avoid that. let's looking at the beautiful shot. 695 showing us all clear and we will be talking more about the traffic and your weather together that's in less than ten minutes now onto you. >>> it's supposed to be a night of fun and celebration for fans of the film series batman. a big premier 12:01 friday night. many people thought what they saw was all part of the show in colorado. it was not the case as a gunman kills 12. let's go to colorado for the latest on this investigation. renee. >> reporter: well, the suspect is not cooperating with police. he is lawyered up and not answering questions. that's coming from the police chief in aurora, colorado. this hearing that will happen today, we are expecting it will be brief but it's the first time we see and hear from the suspected shooter. >> matt mcquinn. makalea medics. ver onicca oiz. >> reporter: one by one a city mourner promising never to forget those who died ann an emotional vigil. the community came together to grieve. >> tonight we reach
NBC
Jul 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> protesters rallied against proposed tax breaks for the superblock project in west baltimore. the city board of estimates gave a thumbs-up to the project. the waiver would be followed by five years of incremental tax increases. the dispute between the mayor and joan pratt continues. pratt contends she is circumventing the procurement process using the phone equipment. >> what do i want a response to her comment. the contract saves the city money. >> in motion for a new phone system contract with ibm was -- >> the attorney for julius henson wants his client released from jail. his attorney filed a request citing the health of henson's mother. he is serving a 60-day jail sentence. a judge has denied that request. -- will learn the before the findings are release, at several key figures are defending themselves in the court of public opinion. we have the latest from state college, pennsylvania. >> as jerry sandusky sits in a jock, some 08 another verdict. >> the mandate is clear. >> and state hired louis free -- ree. state hired louis fo >> this examination will look into any gaps and -- >> the
CBS
Jul 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
decades on the baltimore city police force. but now an officer is forced to resign in disgrace. mary is in the newsroom with more on this case. >> reporter: the detective and her daughter both pleaded guilty today to theft. police sayanderson undercharged her mother. as she brought groceries at this food depot. a security officer spotted what was going on and alerted managers. today, early received probation judgment. early must serve three months probation. >>> anderson received six months supervised probation. air a woman who injected potentially deadly substances. wjz is live in federal court. mike hellgren with more on the sentence and reaction to it. mike? >> vic, she says she was just trying to feed her family and told the judge she accepted responsibility. in addition to those three years, she get a $25,000 fine, far less than the $2 fifty,000 fine the government wanted. can't say anything. >> she said she was just trying to get people to feel better about themselves. never realizing the danger. federal prosecutors say it was industrial grade. the kind used in paint and furnit
NBC
Jul 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, wbaltv.com. it is now official, the baltimore city fire chief is getting a good sized pay raise in the contract extension. this is much to the dismay of the city firefighter union and at least to the elected officials. let's go live to city hall tonight for more on that story. >> the chief will get an 18% increase in pay, but let's put this in perspective. it will happen over the duration of his five-year contract. you have to give the fire chief credit for this fire deaths since 1938. he's established operation care to cut down on residents using ambulances as taxis and moving the fire department to a new computer dispatch system. >> our record of fire safety and the work he is doing is being recognized. >> the chief will receive a 18% raise in pay over the next five years. his current salary is more than $161,000 a year. the contract extension generated vigorous debate and protests at the city board vestments meeting. >> this increase is not negotiated with local 960. >> [inaudible] >> the firefighters' union zero did on the pay increase. comes as three fire companies face clo
NBC
Jul 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
at the baltimore city police departments say they want to recruit more city residents to the force. fewer than 20% of the last graduating class actually live in the city limits. recruiters say officers will be patrolling -- allows them to perform better on duty. >> we want people that live here in the city, who understand the city, who know the city. people from the neighborhoods in the city and understand the problems going on within the neighborhoods. >> officials within the department say new efforts are under way to help city residents to qualify as candidates. coming up on 11 news at noon, a demolition at penn state univ. one day after joe paterno's statue was taken down. a major flood captured in arizona. arizona. more on the raging i'm sticky and uncomfortable. try gold bond powder. medicated to protect, absorb, even relieve itching. -thanks, jimmy. -thank gold bond. ♪ this stuff works >> a day after the n.c.a.a. announced the sanctions against penn state, the wall behind the joe paterno statue was demolished. the backdrop memorialized the school's winning years of football. the n.c.a.a.
FOX
Jul 12, 2012 5:30pm EDT
million dollars to settle a pricing discriminationnsuit. suit.baltimore city sued the mortgage giant for subprime lendiig practices targeting minority neighborhoods.the lawssit claims they steered blackkand hispanii borrowers into bad loans... resulting in mass foreclosures. "iq:peopll with similar qualifications should be the color of their skin." 3kin." 3&under the landmarkkdeal, wells fargo will pay the ciiy 7.5 millions dollars. the rest will go toward compensation for borrowerr and direct doon payment assistance for discrimination victims in neiggborhoods that were hit hard by the housing crisis. a woman who made hundreds of thousands of dollars njecting dancers with silicone... has innprison..federal prossctors s say the woman actualll ussd super glue..... to kkep the non-medical silicone from llaking out out kimberly smedley left members. over an 8 yeer period.... smmdley traveled up and down the east coast injecting wmen with illigal silicone. records showw pmedley would often secretly meet with customee... in hotee rooms. one cleint however from baltimore ended up in t
FOX
Jul 23, 2012 5:30am EDT
just taken the test to become a baltimore city police officer. environmental officials at fort detrick say the army has no plans to post warning signs of potential chemical contamination in surface water near carroll creek. you're looking at video from last year during an 18-month investigation into possible cancer cases linked to previous chemical contamination. groundwater samples recently taken from area wells revealed higher levels of chemicals than what is accepted under federal drinking water standards. but officials say contamination isn't a health concern ....because people aren't drinking the water. 3 the ncaa is about to take unprecedented action against the penn state football program. aaday after the school decided to take down the famous statue of joe paterno.... many fans fear the ncaa is going to take down the entire program. program. joel d. smith is live in fell's point with reaction to the statue coming down, and a look at how tough the sanctions may be. good morning joel d.... (ad lib) patrice, penn state has the largest alumni association in the country...
NBC
Jul 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to reduce speed on wet roads. and baltimore city, a man was shot multiple times after 3:00 this morning on west belvedere ave. he was hit in the face and body in taken to an area hospital. detectors are asking anyone to contact the northwest precincts. the nation's largest free arts festival is in full swing. it usually brings in 300,000 people. this weekend rainy weather put a little damper on the crowd. we are live with an update. you are staying dry, write? >> if you want to come down, it is a pretty good time. the rain has held off. it has been a pretty wet day out here today. even the organizers and amid the crowd numbers are down because of the brain. exactly how low, we do not know. we know it has not affected the quality or quantity or the past few days. books have had their umbrellas and jacket handy. people have told us that this rain is a welcome relief compared to the oppressive heat and humidity that has become a staple over the past several years. >> we love the creativity. the rain does not stop us. we love being out. >> the are to get better every year. >> there's always
CBS
Jul 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
wants to rewrite the rules on social media. >> the latest heated battle in baltimore city's fire department is over twitter and what firefighters can and can't post on social media. it comes after some criticism of the mayor and chief online, including con controversy over the chief's pay raise when fire documents are closing. one tweet said, save yourself, there's no medics but you can call the mayor on the video phone. the department says the new guidelines are not to effect free speech. >> simply to establish concise guidelines and bount bound -- boundaries for which our members are communicate concerns. >> still the firefighters union is troubled enough that they're meeting with lawyers and the department next week. >> that's our main concern is firefighters are protected. that's our only concern. >> i want to make sure our remembers are covered -- members are covered. >> the employees can face punishment in limited situations. the maryland general assembly that says you do not have to share your user names and passwords with your employers. >> it's like tapping a phone and l
CBS
Jul 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on the trail. >> he was located hiding inside of an abandoned home. >> reporter: in baltimore city, officers tried to stop watson after he sideswiped a car and kept going. police followed him and on 97 south toward anne arundel county. baltimore police called their their pursuit and called anne arundel county. he drove every ratically on the interstate and you can see he came close to hitting several cars on the road. >> it's a dangerous situation, not just in our county but other areas with the way he was driving. >> reporter: speeding through residential neighborhood and hopes to make a left turn but smashes into a sedan, the driver left stunned. >> justice prevailed, you know? >> reporter: charged for drug possession after 11 violations just yesterday. >> any related charges. >> reporter: police say the vehicle watson was driving at the time was not stolen. and tonight, watson remains in jail. kai, back to you. >> rochelle, thank you. watson is expected to face charges in baltimore city as well. >>> maryland lost 11,000 jobs in june according to the u.s. department of labor. that makes th
FOX
Jul 22, 2012 10:00pm EDT
thats striving to reach a goal." goal."daughtry had just taken the test to become a baltimore city police officer. 3 three days have now passed since the shooting at a colorado movie theatre.while 24 people remain in the hospital - we're told nine are in critical condition.the president and the community... remembering the twelve dead with togetherness and tears. craig boswell has the latest from aurora, colorado...craig? colorado...craig? (boswell on cam top)president obama spent an extended time with families this afternoon saying it is the good people that will be remembered not the perpetrator. his comments come as this community pulls together - trying to get through this.raw emotions in the public square outside aurora city hall.president obama arrived this afternoon and proceeded immediately to the university of colorado aurora hospital to meet with the families of the twelve people that were killed.later, expressing his sorrow for a shaken community suffering an overwhelming loss.obama says: "had a chance to visit with each family / give folks some
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
on the victim's condition. we're following breaking is at a baltimore city. police are investigating a serious shooting in west baltimore. we're told that happened about half an hour ago. homicide detectives are on the scene because of the serious nature. baltimore county police have linked a suspect in a recent burglary to a sexual assault case. ricky marion bostic tried to break into a home on thursday night. upon further investigation, detectives believe the is the same man who sexually assaulted a woman and her roommate back in may. >> we took his fingerprints and we compared them to evidence recovered from a may 24 sexual assault. the fingerprints were a match. >> he remains behind bars tonight charged with first- degree burglary and sexual offenses. anne arundel medical center officials say an electrical fire and utility closet prompted the evacuation of more than two dozen mothers and newborns. a staff members and helped to escort people out of the building. the fire was found inside a third floor utility closet. fire crews were able to extinguish the fire, but not before much of the ho
CBS
Jul 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
there. also we just got off the phone with adrian barnes. she is with baltimore city's department of transportation. she is putting out an urgent transportation alert to people that are downtown baltimore right now. she is telling them if you're downtown in this general area it is best to try and stay downtown for the time being. they're trying to ease up some of this traffic gridlock that we've been seeing here from sky high chopper 13. if you do have to leave downtown, try using the south side or some of the tunnels to get out of downtown. if you have to leave downtown and go north, go north and try to avoid light streets. these water main breaks they have been a huge problem in baltimore over the last decade or so. there have been a number of them. there are some real amazing estimates of how much money it would cost to fix these problems. hundreds of millions of the dollars in baltimore alone to fix this infrastructure. until that funding comes through, we're going to see many of these. the water main is still broken. it is a 20-inch main. back to you. >> thank you. stay with
ABC
Jul 20, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and the malls they maybe located in. in the city, baltimore city police are staffing officers at all locations whether it is showing the movie or not. look for a presence at the science center downtown , the lands mark in harbor east , the challenges and rotunda in hamdon. >> it hits homes for individuals. other cities like knock have taken similar actions. we want the make shaw people have an enjoyable time and know the police are there. >> reporter: it is an increased preps police say will continue throughout this weekend. brian kuebler, abc2 news. >>> news of the shooting, it's everywhere, for children and adults it can be difficult to process. here are some ways to talk to you child. joce sterman picks up the team coverage tonight with the way to help them understand. it comes down to how old they ares you need to take a different approach depending on your child's age. experts say a child about fife or six, needs to be told that something happened but pains are in charge and taking care of them. you don't need to go in to a lot of detail. an older child will have a better understanding. y
ABC
Jul 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. he had several credit cards belonging to a woman in the same circle. >>> tonight baltimore city police are investigating the death of a 41-year-old woman found inside the apartment here in charles village. the woman's decomposed body was found at 123 west 29th street south of hopkins university. police are waiting on an autopsy report. >>> a pair of middle river men have died after a head-on crash. friends say the two attended student orientation at the university of charleston and were northbound on interstate 29 when the car crashed the -- crossed the grassy median. tavon frisbee and cameron shields excelled in sports. >> a great earnings great individual, really hard working person. t avon one of the most outgoing kids. really involved in student government, just an awful shame when you lose two kids who could be leaders. it's an awful situation. >> the men in the other cars will lost their lives, 44-year-old steven ranjo of philadelphia and his father who was 88. >>> all right. a few showers primarily in northeastern maryland. for most of the state, including the ballet area
NBC
Jul 15, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to determine if alcohol and drugs are a factor that claimed the life of a baltimore city man. marcel donnell smith was traveling southbound on 83 when his motorcycle collided with a car. he traveled at a high rate of speed. he had some marijuana in his position. person in car was not injured. >> now the scandal that has rocked penn state. sports analyst bob costas says today that the university needs to suspend its football program for at least a year following the release of the free report. that report is the independent investigation into penn state in jerry sandusky's sexual abuse of children by lewis freed. and found that coach joe paterno hid accusations. he said if the university doesn't take action against football program, the ncaa will. >> but if they play come september at penn state, something's wrong. >> as for joe paterno's legacy, costas says that free report does irreparable damage. he said they enabled sanduskies abuse. -- sandusky's abuse. >> as the race for the white house heats up, the obama and romney campaigns are accusing each other of lying. the obama campaign says it
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 4:00pm EDT
floor and spread to the roof. the fire has been ruled accidental. >>> the baltimore city fire department is changing its social media guidelines. alex demetrick from the newsroom, with what is bringing about the change. alex. >> according to our media department, the baltimore sun, they are taking a second look at its rules on social media. fire department says they may soon change their rules on comments. this comes after some firefighters wrote inappropriate, insensitive, or inaccurate information on websites like twitter. some firefighters say policies could hinder their constitutional rights to free speech. the city's police force is also reportedly working on its policy as well. mary? >> sounds like complaints posted on twitter include the city's decision to close three fire companies for budgetary reasons. and the approval of a raise for baltimore's fire chief. >> nationwide outrage. a report finds that top school officials at penn state, including legendary coach joe paterno, covered up child sex abuse by jerry sandusky. joe paterno's family is file fighting back. >> we are here t
CBS
Jul 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
in baltimore city. we have road closures due to the massive water main break. let's take a live look. as you can see, there is the vehicle fire at wilkins avenue if you look to the right side of your screen. for the most accurate and up to date information, count on us at wjz.com. >>> here is what people are talking about. shock waves from the ncaa penalties against penn state. the effects being felt not only at the campus but around the country this morning. sports director mark vive -- mark viviano has more. >>> reporter: good morning, the sanctions are steep and they include a $60 million fine, equal to one year of penn state's revenue, a rich program with a rich tradition finds itself on the brink of busted. in addition to the fine, a four- year ban on bowl games and a reduction in scholarships likely to cripple a once strong program. their proud past forever tarnished. penn state's present and future in doubt. the ncaa stopped short of shutting down the program, instead handing down wide ranging and long lasting punishment in reaction to the cover up of a sex scandal involving jerry san
CBS
Jul 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
over the raise for the baltimore city fire chief. the board of estimates approved a new contract that i want cludz a raise -- that includes a raise of 18% by 2018. the raise caused an uproar in the union. today the chief said if firefighters do not get their raise he will donate his to the city department's fire foundation. >>> a surprise sentencing for a woman in federal court this morning. the feds say she injected a potentially dangerous form of silicone into the butt of several clients. mike hellgren is live. >> reporter: good afternoon. kim ber berly it -- kimberly smedly faces a lot of jail time. the key witness turned on the prosecution. >> one of kimberly's supports told reporters to go home as she left the courthouse for what was supposed to be a quick sentencing hearing. she pleaded guilty earlier this year for her role in what federal prosecutors say was an operation injecting the butt of women with central grade silicone. >> you can't inject it into somebody's body. >> the sentencing went array when prosecutors called her exboyfriend to testify for them. they already secure
CBS
Jul 20, 2012 4:00pm EDT
-hd and wjz.com, baltimore. from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now is complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> it is 4:30. 74 degrees with light rain in the area. hello. thank you for staying with wjz eyewitness news. i'm denise koch. >> i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about. >> dozens of men, women and children are dead, dying or injured. sarah reports from aurora. >> there's hundreds of people there around. >> reporter: chaos and panic following a shooting at a midnight showing of the dark knight rises. a man propped open an exit door at this aurora, colorado, cinema and threw in a smoke canister. >> anytime anyone would get up, he would shoot them. no specific agenda. >> reporter: he's 24-year-old james holmes. they evacuated his apartment complex after the suspect allegedly made comments about explosives. >> our investigation determined that his apartment is booby trapped with apparent trip wires. it may be hours or days. >> reporter: the investigation into the crime continues with the community rallying together. >> we've taken a blow toda
CBS
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
building is owned by the baltimore city housing authority. >>> work continues on that broken water main still causing gridlock. repair work on the 133-year line will take 2 more weeks. during that time graphic is being diverted around the screen. the replace. efforts will keep lights closed between baltimore and lombard through the second week in august. >>> a live look outside right now. there's some shous -- showers and storms popping up. bob turk is in the radar center. >> all the activity primarily over hartford and cecil counties. norm thunderstorms -- thunderstorms not moving in our direction. all the activity just north of lancaster. the roves the area, quite, don't -- the rest of the area, quite, don't expect to see a lot tonight. we expect to maybe see thunderstorms tomorrow as well. now, wjz draught watch continues to track the numbers. some areas getting over a inch's inch of rain. for the most we are actually above normal. hopefully that trend will continue. kai. >> thank you . >>> a call for changes to si -- policy for the bay bridge in severe weather. it comes after drive
CBS
Jul 22, 2012 8:00am EDT
is underway. >> this is wjz tv, wjz hd and wjz.com baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> good morning and welcome to eyewitness news this sunday. it's 8:01. we start with the very latest on the horrific movie theater shooting not far from denver, colorado. police are now examining the expected shooters department. we're in aurora with more. >> reporter: president obama will be here later this morning to meet with the families of the victims of this mass shooting. investigators say james holmes planned his massacre with calculation and deliberation. fbi investigators will be back shooting for evidence inside the apartment. on saturday bomb squad technicians set off a controlled debt in addition to help clear the explosives. a trip wire was discovered running across the front door to detonate dozens of homemade bombs. >> this department was designed based on everything i seen to kill whoever entered it. >> reporter: police say he spent over $15,000 over several months to build his assault rifles
ABC
Jul 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
announced his retirement in may. a baltimore city firefighter is suspended without pay this morning after being arrested in connection with a prostitution ring. police say 29-year-old ja mar simmons along with 34-year-old franklin colt is in custody following that bufd. officers executed a search warrant at a house on south pulaski street in south baltimore earlier this week. inside they found evidence of a prostitution ring. local experts in human trafficking say they're not at all surprised one of the alleged pimps is a firefighter. >> one of the best ways for criminals to operate is to have a daytime persona that seems legitimate and then on their off hours, on their down time have this other kind of thing going on. >> police say simmons had a sex trafficking charge in 2010. he received probation before judgment that allowed him to keep his job. >>> no word yet this morning on charges for a deadly cecil county crash. the driver of the car a man from pennsylvania slammed into charlotte buoy as she was getting her mail. buoy died at the scene. >>> a new warning for parents out there us
CBS
Jul 23, 2012 4:00pm EDT
was not hers. >> the apartment building where her body was discovered is owned by the baltimore city housing e authority. ed -- housing authority. >>> road closures caused frustrating gridlock for thousands of commuters in downtown. the work is expected to take 2 weeks. senator ben cardin is calling on congress for help. he said the ageing water system is a problem facing many states. >>> some heat returns to maryland and it's bringing the humidity with it. here's a live look outside. the sun is out but it's mostly cloudy skies for the day and there's a chance for pop up thunderstorms. wjz has weather and traffic together. bob turk is tracking the weather. >> saturday was a record low of 69. right now the upper 80s. we have some scattered shower activity around. most of it looks like it's to our north or to our southwest. the closest active to the maryland is bad ship across southern pennsylvania. it looks like it's going to hit to your folks in northern sections of hartford county, maybe cecil county in the next couple of hours. there's some showers that may move into northern baltimore and h
FOX
Jul 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
immigrants should get in-state tuition discounts for college. now - baltimore city hall - is taking up the battle. the mayor - now front and center - in this divisive issue. she's featured in a new ad in support of the dream act - although she never actually mentions the legislation. the ad also featured children as young as babies. and talks about the infinite possibilities for education. and while political analysts say the approach of tugging on voters' heartstrings may be an effective strategy... it's less likely that a politician's voice in the debate - will change the minds of many voters. <"most people know how they feel about it... don't need to be told by authority figures how to vote."> to be clear about the dream act - it's not about guaranteeing or denying student admissions. it's a matter of how much children of illegals should pay.critics of the law say it'll cost maryland taxpayers millions of dolalrs to subsidize their educational discounts.live from city hall - melinda roeder - fox 45 news - late edition. see... all of our stories... about the dream act../.at... fox
ABC
Jul 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
worker in the future. >>> baltimore city will receive more than $7 million as part as a settlement with wells fargo many they targeted minorities for subprime home loans. wells fargo will pay 4 1/2 million dollars to help people buy or renovate homes. another 3 million will go towards priority housing and foreclosure related to initiative. >>> there could be another special session turns out published reports say governor o'malley is set to meet with key state leaders next week to discuss a possibility. lawmakers would discuss the possible casino at the national harbor as well as allowing table games at the slots only casinos. >>> that is big story on abc to2 news.com -- abc2news.com a huge solar flair erupted from the sun expected -- flare erupted from the sun expected to arrive tomorrow morning. the space weather prediction center says there should minimal impact in terms of communication and disruptions to the power grids. >> bullying is not just happening to kids in classrooms. now it's moving into other places. >> employees say it is happening in the workplace. and this mornin
CBS
Jul 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
with the old and in with the new. the u.s. department of transportation is awarding the city of baltimore $40 million to build a new bus transit facility. wjz is live in east baltimore, michelle richie with more on how unemployment and the environment will be affected. michelle. >> reporter: in the next few years more than 700 jobs are expected to be created because of this project and it's also going to help the neighborhood. if busy bus transit building are still standing after 65 years never being renovated. but today that is all about to change. >> we're giving amdot $40 million. >> reporter: u.s. secretary of transportation ray lahood says the money is part of a $53 million project to replace the bus facility. >> this is the second largest amount awarded this year through the federal transit administration. >> reporter: $40 million will come from federal funding, $13 million from the state. the benefits range from the creation of jobs, reduction in noise and an increase in parking for those like roslin johnson who have to share the street with more than 300 transit employees. >> usually
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
to the city as part of a settlement. baltimore sued wells fargo accusing sub prime lending practices targeting minority neighborhoods. baltimore will get $7.5 million for lending assistance programs. the settlement includes restitution for effected city residents. >>> a plane full of passengers looks on at bwi as two flight attendants are rushed from the tarmac to the hospital. as kai jackson explains, hazmat crews were brought in to search the plane. >> sky chopper 13 is high above bwi airport after southwest airlines flight 709 made its scheduled landing with an emergency on board. >> the airplane is parked at gait a-1. >> the flight originated in virginia. authorities say at some point in the air a flight attendant became sick. once the plane landed it was determined a second flight attendant was also ill, both complaining of nausea. >> authorities say after the flight landed at bwi the two stick flight attendants were taken to the hospital and a has malt team with the ann arundel county fire department inspected the plane. >> they did air samples to see what would have been the cause. they
ABC
Jul 12, 2012 4:55am EDT
following the retirement. >>> five minutes after 5:00 right now. baltimore city fire chief james crack is getting a raise. the board of estimates approved the increase yesterday at a meeting. he will receive incremental salary increases each january through 2018. the raise request comes at a time when two fire companies were forced to close due to money problems. a third one is set to close in october. >>> it is 5:05 on thursday morning. you probably heard the staying everything in -- saying everything in moderation. >> yeah this morning how moderation can benefit women especially with alcohol. >> also a bull shark scares one woman and steals her catch. lynette? >> rain showing on "good morning maryland" as of now. i'll tell you if we get some change in the forecast coming up. lauren? >> well, lynette everything is up to speed on 895 at o'donnell street. i'll let you know in that's the same case -- if that's the same case out on the beltway here on "good morning maryland." >>> nine minutes after 5:00. you have to see this. who says fishing isn't exciting? sarah was reaching in a catch
ABC
Jul 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
this morning. let's take you to the maps. an accident in baltimore city, to bring your attention to. fleet at central avenue. we have to tell you an issue in cane street lumbart, an accident that is giving us slower than normal speeds. orioles are in town tonight at 7:05, expect delays after 5:00. 30 miles per hours down to baltimore washington parkway. southbound lane at 195 at 175. this is a shot of bell ware road. see you in 25 with another traffic update. so what i'm saying is, people like options. when you take geico, you can call them anytime you feel like saving money. it don't matter, day or night. use your computer, your smartphone, your tablet, whatever. the point is, you have options. oh, how convenient. hey. crab cakes, what are you looking at? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. ♪ >>> why are we playing "hail to the chief"? i don't know but the crowd seems to love it. who are they seeing out there? the latest on the campaign trail. there he is, will ferrell, starring as cam brady. that's how you roll. >> congratulations on running
CBS
Jul 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
. update on the situation in baltimore city. light street closed between east baltimore and east lombard. also fleet street between south caroline and southbound. light drive on 795. this traffic report is brought to you by toyota and you local toyota dealer. now is the time to jump to toyota to find out how many ways there are to save when you buy right. now it's time for manic monday. >>> all right. ron matz, good morning. how was your vocation? did you re-- vacation? did you relax? >> reporter: very relaxing, didn't do a lot, just sat on my posterior for a year. >> did you go to the ocean? what did you do? >> reporter: i was away. undisclose ed d location. >> i understand. you have enough of that during your normal life. >> reporter: jessica, good morning to you. >> hi, ron. >> reporter: great to see you. we have a great group. they are ready to rock and roll. ladies and gentlemen, from ownings mills ebi. a couple of quick announcements. let me say hi to kelly in westminster and my aunt peggy. get well soon. all right. ebi, aleisha come up here. how are you? >> i'm good. >> reporter:
CBS
Jul 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
by this scheme. >> reporter: is there any doubt in your mind that these banks hurt the city of baltimore? >> absolutely no doubt. we cannot stand by when we feel that we are being cheated. >> reporter: stephanie rawlings- blake, the mayor of baltimore, says the libor manipulation hurt america's cities at the worst possible time, the height of the recession. as the city balanced a budget deficit by closing fire stations, recreational centers, and schools, the mayor says the banks added to the deficit with artificially low interest rates that underpaid the city on investments. officials estimate the loss at up to several million dollars. given the deficit that you faced to begin with-- $65 million, $68 million-- are you saying the banks piled on? >> you're talking about $1 million or $2 million-- that, you know, that's a fire company, that's recreation centers, that's, you know, services that our city needs, and we're going to fight for that. >> reporter: in downtown baltimore, the head of the firefighters union, michael campbell, says the closing of some fire stations slowed down the resp
NBC
Jul 22, 2012 8:00am EDT
stories this morning. baltimore city police are investigating a shooting in northwest baltimore. police say a man was shot multiple times just after 3:00 on saturday morning in the 3500 block of west belvedere avenue. the 21-year-old hit in the face and body and was taken to an area hospital and is in critical but stable condition. detectives are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact the northwest precinct. y multivehicle car accident sent many people to the hospital. this morning, there is no word of what caused that crash. meanwhile, howard county police have identified the man killed in a car crash in ellicott city. the accident happened around 1:45 saturday in the 9500 block of old frederick road. police say an 87-year-old's truck ran off the road and struck a tree. he was pronounced dead at the scene. officials say that the accident was partially caused by the driver's failure to reduce speed on wet roads but that crash is still under investigation. and a programming note to pass along, lieutenant governor anthony brown will be our q&a guest in the next hour
ABC
Jul 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >>> and the board of estimates has approved a pay raise for baltimore city fire chief james clack. clack will receive increment sal salary increases through january of 2018. the raise request comes at the time when two fire companies were forced to close due to budgetary problems, a third remains open through october. that's a look at your news, weather and traffic. another check of weather and traffic in a half hour. until then back to new york for "good morning america." have a great day. >>> oh, my. >> as we continue to watch this video. i mean, you think you have a fish. you do have a fish. and the shark says, no. that's my fish. >> it is the shark's fish. >> it is the shark's fish. the surprising family vacation. and we're going to talk to them live. they're good enough to join us via skype on vacation. can they hear the music? we're going to talk to them. >> don't go back in the water. >>> also, ahead, katie and suri. see them on camera there. a little day at the zoo. there they are. went to the zoo. had a good day together. we're going to look at suri's life after her parents' spl
CBS
Jul 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
means that landlords cannot evict tenants for owning pit bulls. >>> baltimore's city fire chief getting a raise. the city council approved a new 6 year contract. by the ended -- end of the deal his salary will be $28,000 higher than his current pay. three city fire companies just closed due to budget constraints. >>> ann arundel county police are forced to use a taser on a man running naked through the street. police found james frederick brown partly nude. police say he threatened officers resisted arrest and it took several officers and a taser ♪ ♪ >>> welcome back to "cbs this morning." the enchanting unusual broadway musical "once" took home eight tony awards last month, including best musical. >> oscar independent film in 1996. tells the story of an irish musician and immigrant drawn together by love of music. >> the show's gifted star, steve kazee and cristin milioti are here. >> great to have you here. full disclosure, anybody associated with this show i became obsessed after seeing it. this is a lot of people feel go in not knowing what to expect and walk out of
NBC
Jul 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
. i am mindy basara. here is a look at one of our top stories. the baltimore city board of estimates approves a new contract and pay raise for fire chief james clack. jack young and joan pratt voted against the agreement. it comes the same week two fire companies shut down and the third is set to close this fall. >> typical summer day in baltimore. warm, not to humid. highs in the upper eighties to around 90 but perhaps a better chance for rain beginning of next week.
NBC
Jul 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
at our top stories this morning. baltimore city fire chief james clack says he is serious about getting a raise for city firefighters. the board of estimates approved a contract extension and an increase of 18% in his pay over a five-year period. the move sparked outrage from union members. the chief called 98 rock that he would donate his race to a nonprofit fire foundation its rank-and-file firefighters were not issued their own pay raise next year. here is sarah caldwell and traffic pulse 11. >> a few problems, but nothing too bad. the one accident we have at patapsco avenue, be careful there. this one is clearing from the shoulder now. eastbound 7 and hoods mill road. all lanes are open. charles street and bellona ave, traffic lights are on flash. we have the same situation south at washington boulevard. as far as delays, let's give you a live view of traffic. southbound traffic looks heavy here at 295 and 175. let's switch to a live view of j.f.x. and northern parkway. checks out just fine. over to you, tony. >> you probably noticed high, then cloud cover to start the day. we do no
FOX
Jul 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
homes, and liveein the city. city. joee d. smithhis live in east baltimore with more on that program and pnother thaa's already working to bring more residents into phe city. good morning joel d. 3 3&let your next trip to he grocery.. be on us.we're giving away 250 dollar giant gi. giftcards.it's our giant summerrcontest! contest! 3óóóóóó has 15 minutes to call us at 410-481-4545 and claimm their prize.if he/she doesn't call in... we'll drra another name... so stay tuned.you could still be a winner today! today!!ant to get your name in the ox?just go tt our com slash foxbaltimooe... become a fan nd complete the entry form to enter.go o our ruless ccming up... expect changes in your water pressure. pressure.who's aafected bb a big watermain repair this morning... and how long the work will take. take. you're watching ox 45 morning news.. all local.. all morning. it's the perfect match for the perfect moment -- oreo the dunkin' way. introducing the new oreo coffee coolatta and new oreo vanilla bean coolatta. taste the fun today. america runs
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Jul 13, 2012 4:25am EDT
on by the city of baltimore and several of its residents who said they were targeted for bad loans. >>> a new way for fight crime right on your smart phone. >> we are talking about apps, of course. a man created an app because he was fed up with being a victim. we'll show you how it all works coming up next. >>> welcome back. these days, there is a smart phone app for everything. this morning, we are talk bathe new app meant to help keep you safe. it is called prime push and it allows you to report a crime to police by hitting a button. >> the creator is a d.c. resident who has been the victim of a crime three times in the last eight months. audrey barnes explains. >> it is the lieu light in your pocket, like a little guardian angel. >> reporter: the blue light he is referring to is the glow of your smart phone equipped with a brand-new app called crime push. it is free and can be downloaded through itunes and google play stores. >> you can add picture, video are or audio evidence so the police can see exactly what air viewing. >> reporter: since it works off gps, par the might like the check-in
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